Tablets and smartphones now account for 15% of all online video hours watched.
About one-quarter of Netflix subscribers watch on their smartphones.
Already 40% of YouTube traffic is mobile.
Video viewing is shifting to mobile, and content creators, broadcasters, and ad technology providers are racing to catch up.
Tablets and smartphones are at the center of online video.
Demolishes One Direction's record.
"Roll with it."
Another stat: 89 million mobile shoppers in the U.S.
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[credit provider=”VEVO”] Google’s YouTube is looking to make a $50 million equity investment in Vevo, Bloomberg reports.Vevo is a streaming platform that lets you watch music videos from famous artists.
[credit provider=”VEVO”] YouTube and its parent company, Google, are about to buy a chunk of rival video platform, Vevo, AllThingsD reports.ATD’s Peter Kafka doesn’t know the size of the deal, but he believes it will exceed $35 million.
[credit provider=”Getty”] At our IGNITION conference, Vevo’s CEO Rio Caraeff revealed his company has paid out $200 million in royalties to musicians.Of that, $100 million went to artists this year, making it Vevo’s best year ever for paying musicians.
[credit provider=”Michael Seto for Business Insider”] New York investor Fred Wilson recently noted that some consumer internet companies are struggling to master mobile behaviour:Distribution is much harder on mobile than web and we see a lot of mobile first startups getting stuck in the transition from successful product to large […]
The video for “Celebrate,” Whitney Houston‘s last recorded song, just debuted online.
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[credit provider=”VEVO”] Facebook is entertaining a business relationship with music video service Vevo in which it would replace YouTube as host of the company’s videos, reports Cnet.The companies have met to discuss a potential arrangement at least twice, most recently within the past two weeks.
[credit provider=”VEVO”] VEVO has breathed new life into what seemed like a dying business: music videos.It was created almost exactly two years ago by a pair of record companies — Universal and Sony — who wanted to make music videos more of a business.
Microsoft has signed deals with Comcast, Verizon, and a bunch of other TV and video providers to bring more video to Xbox Live.
[credit provider=”Facebook” url=”http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=794820451281&set=a.794820416351.2344423.1681&pid=41088511&id=1681″] We just got a tip from Yvo Schaap, a Netherlands-based developer, telling us that he has proof that several streaming music services — not just MOG, Spotify, and Rdio — will be partnering with Facebook for its big music product.(We trust Schaap. He was the guy who […]
Take that TV dinner to your PC.
Justin Bieber’s hit music video “Baby” (ft. Ludacris) just surpassed “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga in all-time YouTube views. This means the 16-year old pop sensation now officially holds the title of the King of YouTube.
People kicked off the month of the World Cup by making Shakira and the official 2010 FIFA World Cup song, “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa),” the most watched video of June.
Vevo and YouTube will stream a live concert by The National this Saturday night (May 15th) at 8 PM ET.
Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” was uploaded onto YouTube a little less than 6 months ago.
Justin Bieber utterly dominated web video in the month of April. In fact, 8 of the 10 most viewed videos in April are music videos – half of those videos belonging to Bieber.
A 16 year-old who can barely drive has the most watched video for the month of April.
Vevo Censors Music Videos for Brands From AdAge.com — Vevo wants to be your MTV on the web, but that means censoring music videos for bad language.
Capitol Records is suing Vimeo and its parent Interactive Corp. for copyright infringement, NewTeeVee reports.
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The music industry doesn’t really do subtle, which is why the Vevo launch party in lower Manhattan on Dec. 8 had all the pomp and glitz of an internet launch party circa 1999.
The music industry is pretty good at throwing parties for itself, as evidenced by last night’s bash to celebrate the launch of its video site Vevo.
Vevo is supposed to be the future of the music industry, that future has gotten off to a slow and ignominious start. Apparently Vevo’s servers are still hungover from a wild night of partying with Bono, Adam Lambert, Mariah Carey, and Lady Gaga, because it’s the day after launch and […]
, the Hulu for music videos, launched last night, and threw a lavish party to celebrate itself in Manhattan.
Vevo, the music video startup backed by Sony and Universal, with Google’s YouTube support, is launching December 8th.
Hulu has given EMI artist Norah Jones her own channel on the site, as part of a promotion of her new album. EMI says more channels are coming for EMI artists.
Music video startup Vevo announced that it has signed up AT&T as its first advertiser.
, the Hulu-for-music-videos, announced this morning that it received investment from Abu Dhabi Media Company, but did not disclose a price.
Perhaps the only digital music startup these days that can demand a $300 million valuation before even launching is Vevo, the JV between Universal, Sony, and YouTube.